Ari dreams of leaving his small town and quitting his job at the family bakery. He wants to move to the big city with his friends and bandmates. But in order to do that, he needs to find a replacement for the bakery. So when he meets Hector, a guy who actually went to school for baking and loves it more than anything else, Ari believes Hector is . . .
The Scott Pilgrim series follows (duh) Scott Pilgrim, a 23-year-old nobody who lives with his gay roommate and plays in a band with his friends. When he meets Ramona, it's love at first sight. He even (kind of) dumps his high school girlfriend for her. But what Scott doesn't realize is that Ramona comes with a lot more ...
Allie Brosh is a blogger who decided to turn her funny drawings and unique experiences into a book. I don't know what she does now. Hyperbole and a Half is 3/4 comics and 1/4 prose, detailing various instances in Brosh's life that are either funny, weird, notable, or all of the above.
I grew up with the Tobey Maguire Spider-Man movies. 1 and 2 are great, while 3 is a horrible disappointment and embarrassment that somehow we all still love to watch just because it's so cringe-worthy -- we can all agree on that part, right? The Andrew Garfield Spider-Man movies came out not too long ago and I, [...]
The film opens on Diana, AKA Wonder Woman, in present day, but soon flashes back to her home: Themyscira, the Amazon race's secret hiding place. It is currently World War I, but no one knows about it until Diana winds up rescuing ... Continue reading
Title: V for Vendetta (Complete) Author/Creator: Alan Moore Illustrator(s): David Lloyd, Steve Whitaker, Siobhan Dodds Series: V for Vendetta Publisher: DC Comics Vertigo Publication Date: March 1982 Genre(s): Graphic novel, Dystopia, Fiction Opening Line: "Good evening, London." The Synopsis Remember, remember the fifth of November… The year is 1997. Britain has fallen and been rebuilt under totalitarian rule [...]
Title: Maus, I: A Survivor's Tale: My Father Bleeds History Author/Creator: Art Spiegelman Illustrator: Art Spiegelman Series: Maus Publisher: Pantheon Books Publication Date: August 1986 Genre(s): Graphic novel, Memoir, Historical non-fiction Opening Line: It was summer, I remember. I was ten or eleven... The Synopsis Art Spiegelman's father and mother were both sent to Auschwitz in 1944 during the [...]
Title: The Walking Dead: Book One Author/Creator: Robert Kirkman Illustrator(s): Tony Moore, Charlie Adlard, Cliff Rathburn Series: The Walking Dead Publisher: Image Comics, Inc. Publication Date: October 2010 Rating: 4 stars Opening Line: "This is not good." The Walking Dead has been one of my favorite TV shows ever since it aired. Unfortunately, I fell behind (way behind) [...]